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Global Temperature Report: October 2017


Warmest October in satellite temperature record
3-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAH Engineers Create “Digital Twin” to Improve Cubesat’s Mission Success


Ph.D. student Garima Bhatia and assistant professor Dr. Bryan Mesmer, both in UAH’s Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, are helping ensure the success of a joint NASA-Brazil mission by creating a digital twin...
30-Oct-2017 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Link Between Forest Fire Smoke and Pollution Events Discovered


As so often happens in science, UAH doctoral student Aaron Kaulfus was looking for something else when he realized his forest fire smoke research might be significant.
16-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAH Team Part of Co-Detection That Confirms the Origin of Short Gamma-Ray Bursts


Ms. Rachel Hamburg, a master’s student in UAH’s Department of Space Science and Dr. Péter Veres, a postdoctoral fellow at UAH’s CSPAR, both serve as burst advocates for the GBM Team. As a result, they were two of the first to know of the...
16-Oct-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Global Temperature Report: September 2017


Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.13 C per decade
3-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAH leads effort that secures $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation


A partnership comprising nine universities in Alabama, including The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) as the lead institution, has been awarded a $20 million, five-year grant by the National Science Foundation’s Experimental Program to...
20-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

August 2017 Global Temperature Report

Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.13 C per decade
6-Sep-2017 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAH Earth System Science Major Helps Map, Preserve Wetlands in Rwanda


Alex McVey, a senior majoring in Earth system science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (AUH), served as the project lead this summer for NASA DEVELOP’s Rwanda ecological forecasting project.
10-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lowly Control Systems Vulnerable to Hacks, According to UAH Expert


Industrial systems that control heating and cooling, water treatment plants, etc. are a low priority. That’s why they are so vulnerable to hackers, says Dr. Ray Vaughn, vice president for research at The University of Alabama in Huntsville.
28-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Natural Products Drug Discovery Group explores plant potential


Begun over 20 years ago at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) to study medicinal properties of Costa Rican plants, the Natural Products Drug Discovery Group has branched out to Africa, Australia, the Bahamas, Yemen and Cuba.
10-Jun-2013 11:15 AM EDT

Psychologist Examines Effects of Technology Society


As daily news of cyber crimes, such as bullying, sextortion and pornography, and other forms of fraud are reported, deciphering good from bad web sites is key to navigating the Internet in today’s fast paced technological society according to...
29-May-2012 8:00 AM EDT

Researchers Go from Hurricane Ida to Icy Cyclone

Researchers and students from The University of Alabama in Huntsville will swap T-shirts and flip flops from studying hurricane Ida for parkas and mukluks to join a multi-university team that is studying blizzards in the upper Midwest.
10-Nov-2009 7:00 AM EST

Boost Economy by Importing Taxpayers, Says Professor

In addition to spending $825 billion on an economic stimulus package, President A A finance professor at The University of Alabama in Huntsville said President Obama and the new Congress should consider "importing" taxpayers as a quick, low-cost...
23-Jan-2009 8:00 AM EST

Nine Smart Ways to Downsize and Five Things to Avoid

Companies considering downsizing as a strategy for surviving the current economic recession should know one thing about the experience that many companies had with downsizing: It didn't work. Cutting payroll without a plan to improve productivity...
16-Dec-2008 8:00 AM EST

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